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Selectmen's Minutes 03/14/2007

March 14, 2007

PRESENT:  Selectmen Emma Smith, Stephen White, William Roach.  Town Manager Donna Nashawaty.

ABSEBT:  Selectmen Richard Leone and Frederick Gallup.

OTHERS:  Aaron Aldredge, Peter Urbach and Fire Chief Dan Ruggles.

The meeting was opened by Chairman Smith at 7:00 PM.

Peter Urbach distributed to the Board and Donna Nashawaty a report for discussion at a later Selectmen’s meeting.


There were no comments from the public.

Emma Smith reported on the Board’s trip to Concord at the legislature to testify on House Bills 769 and 770.  


Motion was made by Stephen White at 7:15 PM to enter non-public session with Fire Chief Ruggles in accordance with RSA 91-A:3 II (c ) matters that could effect someone’s reputation.  The motion was seconded by William Roach.  The vote was unanimous and the motion passed.

Motion was made by Stephen White at 8:20 PM to leave non-public session.  The motion was seconded by William Roach.  The vote was unanimous by a hand count and the motion carried. Motion was made by William Roach to seal the minutes.  The motion was seconded by Stephen White.  The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.


Please see copy of agenda attached to the file copy of these minutes.


Donna Nashawaty informed the Board that Selectman Richard Leone had given her the names of Mary Gonyo, Rick Webb and John Chessen for appointment to the Alternative Waste Facilities Study Committee.  Letters and volunteer forms will mailed to these individuals.  Discussion was held on the up coming solid waste alternatives meeting being put on by Sullivan County.  William Roach stated that he did not feel that the towns in the county should be mandated to join the county in solid waste disposal.  Donna Nashawaty will follow up on the meeting to obtain more information.  It was agreed that the importance of recycling is a big issue.


The chairman did not have a report.


Donna Nashawaty distributed a sheet to the Board which shows the breakdown of the employee’s salaries with the new 3.3% COLA increase.  Motion was made by Stephen White to adopt the pay scheduled as presented by the Town Manager.  The motion was seconded by William Roach.  The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.


William Roach raised discussion on how the Planning Board and Zoning Board enforce their decisions.  Donna Nashawaty explained that Roger Landry, Zoning Administrator, does inspections as well as the assessors.  W. Roach suggested that establishing occupancy permits be investigated.  

The Board agreed to review the Town Manager’s contract at a date agreed upon by the full Board.  

The meeting adjourned at 9:45 PM.

Submitted by,  Darlene Morse                    Approved____________________

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Emma Smith, Chairman                            Stephen White, Vice Chairman

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William Roach                                   Richard Leone

Frederick Gallup